Youth Director

Navarre United Methodist Church

Navarre, FL 32566

Denomination: United Methodist

Category: Youth Ministry

Church Size: 250 - 500

Salary: Not specified

Posted on: August 01, 2023

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

This is a full-time exempt position, and this person reports directly to the NextGen Pastor. This will include office hours from 9 AM to 4PM on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Hours on Wednesday and Sunday will vary depending on programming needs. This person is responsible for developing and implementing ministry programs and discipleship activities for youth, relating to their families within the context of an orthodox traditional church.

Position Tasks and Responsibilities:
-Oversee and lead programming for students in 6th grade through high school.
-Facilitate all youth programs and events to include Sunday school, Sunday evening and/or mid-week program activities. In addition, collaborating with our Senior Pastor, and NextGen Pastor in the Confirmation process. All programs are to be biblically based and will utilize our current curriculum.
-Develop and implement special programs such as youth events, retreats, mission projects and other seasonal youth activities.
-Establish annual goals, objectives, and plans that fulfill the mission of our Youth Ministry program as it grows.
-Create and communicate details with the NextGen Pastor related to an annual budget for Youth Ministry.
-Recruit volunteer leaders to support the ministry. Maintain current volunteer/staff base but continue to actively seek to grow the team.
-Help manage, schedule, mentor, and train our volunteers within our NextGen team. Celebrate wins and correct undesired behavior in a quick but appropriate manner. Connect with the volunteer team regularly.
-Work with Next Generation team to plan joint events such as VBS, summer camps, Easter egg hunts, fall and spring festivals, etc.
-Effectively communicate with and encourage parents. You will work together towards the common goal of discipling children and students as they grow in their relationship with Christ.
-Cross train with other NextGen ministry leaders to lead planned instruction and activities for all age groups.
-Accurate recordkeeping for attendance, new and existing families, and ministry expenditures.
-Occasional presence within our preschool program during scheduled office hours. This could include (but is not limited to) assisting with chapel, reading in classrooms, and being present at special events.
-Collaborate and work with Senior Pastor and fellow staff members to include communicating and planning in regular weekly meetings.
-Attend and participate in weekly and monthly meetings with other ministry staff, volunteers, and church leadership.
-Be familiar and in compliance with policies, guideline and procedure as outlined in the Navarre United Methodist Church Handbook.
-Any other duties that come up during ministry as needed from the NextGen Pastor, or the Lead Pastor.  

About Navarre United Methodist Church:

We are a fast-growing congregation, experiencing remarkable growth of over 50% in the past year. Located just minutes from the beach in a bustling military community, our church offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere for everyone. Our preschool is renowned for its exceptional educational standards and nurturing environment, providing a strong foundation for our little ones and building relationships with hundreds of families in our community. We also have an amazing thrift store, where every purchase directly helps fund our mission and ministry efforts, making a positive impact both locally and globally. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey of faith, service, and community, as we continue to grow together and make a difference in the lives of those around us. 

Job Qualifications:

At least 21 years old.
Bachelor's Degree and/or two years of experience in Youth Ministry.
-First Aid and CPR training certified (or able to complete shortly after hire).
-Safe Sanctuary Certified (May take immediately after hire).
-Commitment to maintaining confidentiality as required in working with staff and in relation to students and families.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Office and adaptability to use church management systems such as Google and
-Biblically oriented personal relationship to Jesus Christ and active involvement in a faith journey within a local church family. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Youth Director
Time Type:
Full Time
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250 - 500

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Contact Name:
David Morris
9474 Navarre Parkway
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